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Canine events held at St. Louis Purina Farms

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If you live in the St. Louis area and you are the proud parent of an active canine, check out Purina Farms!

Purina Farms hosts events for dog lovers all year long. Specifically, at the end of January and throughout February, they will be hosting pooch playdates, training sessions, and canine seminars.

Two pertinent mini seminars on food and exercise will be at the Purina Event Center on Sunday, February 23rd. These seminars are free but you must contact Diane Bettis to sign up at

SEMINAR #1: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Feeding for a Healthy Performance Lifestyle
By RuthAnn Lobos, DVM CCRT

This seminar will cover longevity (how to add years to your dog’s life), learning how certain ingredients in food can help your dog, and a lesson on probiotics and GI health.

SEMINAR #2: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Injury Prevention & Training Exercises for Canine Performance Sports
By James Cook, DVM PhD

Things that will be covered include: healthy ways to stretch your athletic dog, building a conditioning program, core exercises, and injury prevention exercises.

After the seminars conclude, there will also be free training time at the Purina Event Center from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Check out the Purina Farms website at for more information and other scheduled events!



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